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Dr. Erin M. Kiella is executive vice president and consultant at Real Property Analytics, Inc. Dr. Kiella has been with Real Property Analytics since 2015. Her expertise is in complex real estate valuation techniques used to quantify potential property value diminution from various detrimental conditions, including environmental contamination or alleged contamination from both on and off-site sources. She has expertise in statistical modeling and econometrics. Dr. Kiella has provided litigation support involving the development of damage and rebuttal opinions in class action and mass tort litigation cases throughout the United States, both at the certification and merits stages.

Dr. Kiella was formerly an assistant research economist with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University where her research focused on rural land market trends, agricultural lending, and estimating econometric models forecasting rural land prices in Texas, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Before joining the Center in January 2018, Dr. Kiella was a strategy consultant with California-based, The Wonderful Company, research assistant with the Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University and consultant with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. She has lectured several courses at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Kiella has a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University and a B.B.A. in Finance and Economics from Loyola University in Chicago, with honors. She is also a member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.